One of the most trusted and well-respected automakers in the world is the Japanese brand Toyota. They are known for making some of the best engines, but also reliable non-interference engines which are known to be more durable than interference engines.
Let’s see which Toyota vehicles have non-interference engines:
The Toyota Corolla (1988–1997)
Toyota Celica (1986–1999)
From 1970 to 2006, Toyota produced the sports car known as the Celica. The 130 horsepower, 2.2 liter, 4-cylinder engine, and 5-speed manual transmission were standard on the 1986–1999 models. Up to 22 mpg of fuel can be consumed in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
Toyota Camry (1983–1996)
First introduced in 1982, the Toyota Camry is a mid-size vehicle. The 130 horsepower, 2.2-liter, 4-cylinder engine, and 5-speed manual transmission were standard on the 1983–1996 models. Up to 21 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway are its maximum fuel economy ratings.
Toyota MR2 (1985–1989)
From 1984 to 2007, the MR2 was a two-seat sports car. The 1.6-liter, 4-cylinder models from 1985 to 1989 came with a 5-speed manual transmission and a 112-horsepower engine. Up to 23 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway are its fuel consumption.
Toyota Paseo (1992–1999)
The Toyota Paseo was a compact car. A 5-speed manual transmission and a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with 93 horsepower were standard on the 1992–1999 models. The car consumed up to 27 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway.
Toyota Tercel (1987–1999)
Tercel was a subcompact model that was manufactured by Toyota. A 5-speed manual transmission and a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with 82 horsepower were standard on the 1987–1999 models. Up to 30 mpg in the city and 38 mpg of fuel are its standards.
Toyota Starlet (1985–1999)
Toyota Starlet was a subcompact car with a 1.3-liter 4-cylinder engine that powered the models from 1985 to 1999 had 75 horsepower, and it also had a 5-speed manual transmission. Fuel efficiency ranges from 32 mpg in the city to 38 mpg on the highway.
Toyota Cressida (1989–1992)
The Toyota Cressida was a mid-size car. The 3.0 liter, 6-cylinder engine that powered the 1989–1992 models had 190 horsepower, and the transmission was an automatic four-speed. Up to 18 mpg can be obtained in the city and 24 mpg can be obtained on the highway.
To sum up, Toyota has made some of the best non-interference engine automobiles over the years. The bad part is that models were made over 20 years ago, but enthusiasts who still own these cars with this type of engine are lucky.